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after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is believed -- chapten who is believed to have drawn -- captain who is believed to have drowned. in new jersey, the scope of the damage became clear. much of the jersey shore is reduced to piles of sand, water and debris. boats flung from marinas. today people remembered what they endurate and what they lost -- endured and what they lost. >> life and death situation. >> no power. no help. i felt helpless. >> i don't ever think it will be the same. >> chris christie said the state's job is to move from saving lives to rebuilding. >> in new york city commuters struggled to return to work. some service has been restored but 9 subway lines remain shut down today. passengers had to wait in long lines to catch a bus and many walked in. much of manhattan remains in the dark and on staten island they continue to search for two little boys who wer
's in addition to 69 people killed in the caribbean before hurricane sandy moved north. drivers in parts of new york and new jersey waited in long lines again today for gas. in someplacing, you see, lines stretch for three to four miles. some stations ran out of gas, while dozening of drivers were waiting. authorities say more than half of all gasoline stations in the new york and new jersey area are shut down, due to power outages or storm damage. >>> sunday's new york city mayor none was canceled today. new york city mayor michael bloomberg made the announcement just hours after he promised the race would go on despite the damage. estimated 40,000 runners from around the world had been expected to take part in that marathon. the race had been scheduled to start in staten island, which is one of the hardest hit areas from this week's storm. >>> and in 7 minutes, staten island residents say they have been left behind in relief efforts, and we asked california senator barbara boxer about what's being done, and if help is getting to those that need it. >>> four days before the election, new unemp
with sandy. the obama administration's budget take away 3% of their funds including a billion dollar cut in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of
during hurricane sandy. rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up, with the election behind him, the next battle could be working through grid lock in congress. we will go inside the struggle with senator dianne feinstein. >>> the votes are trickling in but as it stands the president won the popular vote. the president with 60 million votes. mitt romney ended up with 57 million. some analysts predicted the president will win the electoral college and mitt romney will win the popular vote. at one point donald trump thought that was the case. . >>> demographics played a huge role. the president received 90% of the african american vote. and 75% of the hispanic vote. jews, asians and white women also gave their support. that made a difference in virginia, florida, colorado and nevada. >> the numbers don't lie. the demographics are changing. they are more and more latinos, asians and republicans are not clicking with those groups. >> mitt romney won more votes from white men, conservatives and older voters. some say the republican party needs to broaden their base and apeal to more
. there were 355,000 new claims. that is 15,000 less than the 370,000 estimate. many say superstorm sandy could push unemployment applications higher and that is typical after a large hurricane. >>> school teacher won a award and now in line for national recognition as well. she teaches 7th grade english. named one of 5 california teachers. the incident said she is an innovative teacher, she has her students write down their own daily learning targets and she is a contender for national teacher of the year. >>> today we are seeing rain in the bay area as our chief meteorologist bill martin said yesterday. >> scattered showers and snow on the higher elevations of the bay area. but the big thing right now, how cool it is. temperatures last couple days, warm, records a couple days ago and now temperatures are in the 50s. the rain and the snow. we are seeing it on the higher elevations. check it out. the white area is snow. snow in there foothills. blue canyon. 4-inches there. showers moving on shore towards san francisco now and half moon bay. scattered showers. that is the deal. cold storm. this
but still remains high because of the impact of superstorm sandy. two weeks ago, superstorm sandy pushed applications to an 18- month high because the storm caused temporary layoffs in construction, hotel work, restaurants and other industries. >>> a new survey finds u.s. consumer confidence has now soared to its highest level in five years. the university of michigan's consumer sentiment index rose .1% this month to 82.7%. 30% of consumers are also optimistic that the unemployment rate will fall over the next twelve months. but many expressed concerns about the looming fiscal cliff that includes tax heights and spending cuts that are set to hit january 1 if congress fails to act. >>> and the dow is up 48 points. the s&p rose 3. >>> a cease fire agreement has for now quieted the violence in the israel-palestinian conflict. rita is live in our newsroom now where heartbreaking stories just continue to pour in. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. there was a cease fire and a feeling of relief today on both sides of the gaza-israel border. with strong backing from the united states, the deal
sandy. . >>> oakland merchants rolled out the red carpet for shoppers in their annual kickoff to the holiday season. > >> piedmont and 41st street dozens of merchants from 40 neighborhood shopping districts turned up, hoping to lure holiday shoppers to oakland. the mayor made a personal plea for people to check out oakland and spend their holiday dollars >> when you buy in oakland, you are investing in the city. this is a city that has done a good job investing. >> reporter: the mayor encouraged shoppers to buy gift cards, that can be spent at 50 independent shops and restaurants in oakland. >> people who burn the midnight hill could be putting themselves attrist be, not just because of lack of sleep. chronic explore sure to artificial light lead to depression in animals. scientists claim a stress hormone triggered by long-term use of lamps, computers on even i pads or other tablets. >>> members of congress heard testimony about the deadly outbreak of fungal menengitis. among those, the president of the company that produced the contaminated shots and the widow of a victim --
and catch her. >> the effects of superstorm sandy could be felt by travelers headed to the east coast for the holiday. the crunch that storm has created nearly a month after it hit. >> the ktvu ipad app is ready to download so you take channel 2 with you for the holiday. drive time traffic, bay area weather and video of breaking news any time anywhere. q >>> freemont police are asking for your help in find ago woman who stole a package and some food off someone's front porch. this video caught the theft about 1:00 p.m. last saturday at a home on meyer park circle. 20 minutes after ups made a delivery that woman walked right up and took the package. she took a bag of canned goods left out for a charity drive. police have posted this video on youtube to try to catch her. freemont investigators say this is actually the first time they've used youtube to ask for the public's help in solve a crime. >> there's a new warning on a story we first reported back in may about the small colorful laundry detergent packets. some of the chemicals are toxic and need to be kept away from children. this
far. before thought, it was hurricane sandy. >>> looks like the volume of black friday purchases impressed investors. the dow jones, s&p and nasdaq were all up. >>> a tough day for more than a dozen residents and two injured firefighters. we'll tell you what's being done for all of them today. >> after tonight, you might be sick of the turkey dinner, but i'll tell you why st. mary's is giving thanks over, and over, and over again. >>> a devastating fire in san jose has left 18 people looking for a place to stay, and more than one firefighter was injured. we have new information about the firefighters who got hurt. >> reporter: firefighters and residents all trying to recover tonight. some displaced residents told me they are staying with family and friends. others plan to ask the red cross here in san jose for help. >> reporter: today cleanion is underway. damage is being assessed, and injuries being treated after a fire roared through a san jose town house on thanksgiving night. firefighters rushed to the complex on willow leaf drive around 8:30, after reports of a fast. sprea
coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still without electricity tonight. >>> also today, new york senator charles schumer called for an overhaul of the cell phone industry, after the massive failure in service during the storm. >> the goal is simple, that no matter what the disaster, there's uninterrupted cell phone service for our first responders and for our citizens who lost power and need food, need to report fires, need to communicate in every way. >> a quarter of cell phone users in the area lost service when sandy hit. senator schumer wants the fcc to require cell phone operators to have backup power and find other ways to keep service going during disasters. >
. >>> on the east coast, officials are hoping power outages from superstorm sandy won't keep voters from the polls tomorrow. in new york city 60 polling place damaged by the storm are being moved to new locations. the city is providing shuttle service to the new sites. >>> it was a slow ride back to work today in manhattan. check out these pictures. michael bloomberg lifted a carpool rule on the bridges. the busy tunnel is open only to bus traffic between manhattan and new jersey and fewer than normal subway trains are running still. and commuter train service between new jersey and new york is still not running. >>> new york is investigating 400 cases of price gouging. they are accusing businesses of hiking prices on goods, especially gas. the price of potatoes jumped from $3 to $7 after the storm. bread doubled to $7 and matches tripled to $10. state law prohibits spikes in prices for goods, including food, water, batteries and gas. >>> senator dianne feinstein, governor jerry brown attend the final meeting for pro prop 30. i am tom vacar, still ahead. >> and i have extremes to talk about, recor
devastated more than two weeks ago by superstorm sandy. on staten island the president met with people who lost their homes and who were waiting for supplies. he talked with a couple whose two young sons died in the storm. the president they would help with rebuilding. some say he should have come sooner. >>> rain is on the way. >> few miles off shore. a few sprinkles into the evening but the real rain comes for the morning commute. slow moving right now. if we take a rough estimate, it is 35 miles out there. that is a weak band of moisture. the real rain will be here in the over night hours into tomorrow morning. these were the highs from today. despite the clouds, it was a nice day. 69 in santa rosa. good run. got really nice weather around here, high temperatures above the average. storm one, storm two. further south, that is the warm one. storm two, that is the cold one. high snow levels. low snow levels. more rain. less rain. this may deliver a good punch. cold and warm. here comes the warm one. showers develop. that is the radar return. inch of rain therein north bay -- rain in the n
and officers delivered the food on their break. >>> it has been three weeks since superstorm sandy hit the east coast but the generosity of people willing to help continues. the american red cross says it raised $145 million in donations. 14million was just donated last week. the red cross is using the money to operate shelters and offer food, water and other supplies to victims. >>> judge refused to set an execution date for robert fair banks. he is on death row for the murder of a san francisco woman. executions are on hold as a result of court orders challenging the method. the district attorney asked the judge to set an execution date with instructions to put him to death with a single lethal drug. >>> the ceo of intel is leaving. paul otellini will retire after 40 years with the company. he has been the top man for the last 8 years. intel makes software. officials say they plan to look inside and outside the company to find paul otellini's replacement. >>> facebook is defying a newspaper report that a top facebook executive is talking to yahoo about the two companies becoming search partne
on record. the average is 12. we are showing you damage brought by superstorm sandy and hurricane isaac. it was one of 10 named storms. >>> storm season here in the bay area and a big one is on the way. hitting parts of the bay area. >> this one will have more of a punch than the one a few days ago, or yesterday. this will have more rain and wind. the moisture pushing in to the west coast. heavy rain. that is a big looking storm. isn't it? we check out the radar. showers throughout the bay area. the focus of the rain tonight and tomorrow will be up here in the north bay. the concerns will be for the russian river drainage basin. looking for heavy rain in feather canyon. second storm tonight starts tomorrow morning for most of the bay area. 6:00 a.m. we are going to have the flash flood watch in effect. wind advisory in effect and a high service advisory in effect. those combine to make for a nasty friday morning commute. the story tonight, heavy rain in the north bay. works south over night into tomorrow. good news with this, there is breaks. at least it looks like there is a break. you
responders. new york officials estimate damage from sandy could reach $33 billion in that state. the president traveled to new jersey last week to view the damage and recovery efforts there. >>> an 11-year-old boy from santa clara was among the victims of wednesday's major earthquake. the family of aldo dominguez vasquez says the boy was living with an uncle and was working in the family's wary when that earthquake hit. the cousin says aldo's parents are divorced and both live in the united states. >> tonight a peace officer's group will hold a fundraiser. officer kenyon young symptom was shot during a traffic stop. the peace officers alliance organized tonight's fundraiser. it will better officer youngstrom's family. his widow is expected to attend. coming up at 6:00, we have a crew at that fundraiser. we'll show you the outpouring of support the officer's family. >> the incident organizers want people to remember when they see this display. >> back here in just a few minutes i've got your weekend in view. we have scattered showers out there. it's going to be cold. down right
in aid to superstorm sandy victims continues to climb. more than $455 million in disaster aid is approved for families and businesses hit by the storm. new york's governor plans to ask for $30 billion to rebuild. they have extended the time period for the government to pay for power restorations. >>> new york residents say car loads of gawkers have been driving by. they are annoying, but they under the corp i don't say -- curiosity. new jersey will end gas rationing at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. there are no more lines of motorists waiting for fuel. the rationing was imposed on november 3. some stations could not get fuel and others did not have electricity. new york did not impose rationing until friday. >>> los angeles is trying to go meatless on mondays. the city council that had earlier declared war on transfats and fast food restaurants has voted unanimously now to adopt a rest looking urging residents to pledge they will not eat meat on the first day of the week. this resolution is just a recommendation. it doesn't make eating meat on monday illegal. police will not check what you brought
that were used just last week to help victims of superstorm sandy are now headed to the scrap yard. the army had planned to get rid of the aircraft last year. the small planes are suited for assisting during disasters. >> to be able to get into smaller runways and land that's huge. because you can't pick where you're going to have a disaster. >> reporter: the air force says the cuts are part of the budget constraints and in the future it will use larger c130 aircrafts to help respond to disasters. >>> well enjoy this warm weather. because rain is coming up in the forecast. >> following this week of really nice fall weather we fall more into a moist pattern. right now you have showers north of area. that's live storm tracker 2. that's the way it looks the next sup couple of days, as we head into friday, thursday night into friday then we get showers are coming out of the west. it's not a big storm. but just sort of opens the door up and allows for subsequent weather systems to come knocking. that's where we are. as i look at it and i look around my house and what do we have? a good
sandy. >> you must act immediately to restore safe and healthy living conditions for your tenants, and that includes providing your tenants with heat, hot water, and electrical service. >> officials say 228,000 new york state residents registered for emergency help with fema. >>> let's talk about hour weather now. we have stormy weather on the way that will bring about a lot of rain. >> that's right. a series of storms over a series of days. clouds move in tomorrow. the winds pick up tomorrow within but the rain really gets here as we get into wednesday in the morning. that's the first in a series of a couple of pretty wet systems. outside we'll go. i'll show you the first one building up offshore. tomorrow will be a day of increasing cloud cover, which you expected, and as we go into the last, you know, few days of november, this is what we're up against. wet weather pattern, 28th through the 1st. we're going to be wet and windy. is this crazy unusual? no, it's what happens this time of year. but we watch it closely, because it's a success of storms, and what you need is a break
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